Cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer. RELATED: Rep. John Lewis Reveals He Has Pancreatic Cancer  “We’re starting a new year, and let’s see if we can’t both complete the year as pancreatic cancer survivors,” Trebek said when asked what he would […]

The daughters of late ESPN host Stuart Scott claim they are being shut out of his will by the trustees in charge of their father’s finances, including their aunt. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Taelor and Sydni Scott filed suit against their aunt, Susan Scott, and Charles Silver, the co-trustees of the Stuart O. Scott Family Trust.     The […]

NEW YORK (AP) — At the poignant memorial service for Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress was remembered for all the things that made her famous — her glamour, her sublime talent, her beauty and her elegance. But with each luminary and loved one who remembered her, what was also underscored was her role as a […]

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Washington Football Team tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team’s medical staff and the organization. Williams on Thursday said he told the team of the medical issue six years ago, and the growth on his head grew […]

What You Need To Know: Today is the final day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But for some, breast cancer awareness is every day of the year. Why We Need To Know: Thirty-five years ago today, my mother underwent a mastectomy. And for almost eight years afterward, I lived with the constant fear of the […]

The man behind the famous “Cha Cha Slide” recently opened up about his battle with cancer. DJ Casper – whose real name is Willie Perry Jr. – was diagnosed with kidney and liver cancer in 2016, according to ABC7. He recently opened up about his battle with cancer — peep the clip above. “When he found out, it […]

Shaquille O’Neal just experienced a terrible loss. The NBA all-star is grieving the loss of his sister, Ayesha Harrison-Jex, who died after a three-year battle with cancer. Harrison-Jex was only 40-years-old. O’Neal wasn’t present for TNT’s Inside the NBA Thursday night and his co-host Ernie Johnson explained why he was missing. “Big Fella, you hang in there.” […]

She’s the eyes, ears and brains of the emergency department. Marlyne Barrett stars as Maggie Lockwood in NBC’s “Chicago Med.” The charge nurse is skilled and confident but finds herself dealing with a profound health issue – cancer. Barrett shared with reporters during “One Chicago Day” about her mom and aunts’ fight against the disease. Q: What did you […]

Cancer is a scary word and since October is breast cancer awareness month here are some ways to prevent breast cancer. Some of the things that you can do to help decrease your risk of developing breast cancer like decreasing your carbs, increasing your intake of natural soy, and eating the right fats. Most importantly […]

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. What is prostate cancer and how many people does it affect? Prostate cancer is a cancer that occurs in the prostate – a small gland located under the bladder that starts as a walnut-sized gland early in life and grows over time. The gland produces components of the […]

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Randa Ragland’s main focus is her family. Especially her 3-year-old son, Jaxen, who is fighting cancer. “He’s autistic and he’s non-verbal,” Ragland told CBS 42. “But, a few days before his third birthday is when he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma stage four cancer.” Little Jaxen has been hospitalized over 20 times throughout his life and has […]

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson’s longtime agent, Dick Zitzmann, told the Post-Dispatch that Gibson has […]